Pecan-Chocolate Nuggets

Preparation info
  • Makes

    10 Dozen

    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

A refined little cookie nugget that blends unsweetened and semisweet chocolate with the richness of pecans. The ingredients are everything here; go out of your way to find plump and fresh pecans and excellent chocolate.


  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, cut into ½-inch chunks
  • 2 ounces


  1. In the top of a double boiler, melt the unsweetened and semisweet chocolates over hot, not simmering, water, stirring until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar on medium speed until smooth, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the egg and mix until incorporated; stop the machine once or twice to scrape down the sides of the bowl with a r